Salamis greece map. Table version or non tabular version. Salamis s ae l e m s. Kids learn about the persians wars of ancient greece fought between persia and the greek city states. According to the myth the name salamina salamis was given to the island by kychreas in honour of his mother salamis one of the five daughters of the river god asopos.
To go to the entry on a given location click on its name on the map. Map description two historical maps of the battle of thermopylae 480 bc and movements to salamis. Salamina salamina ancient and katharevousa. Map description historical map of the athenian empire at its height about 450 bc illustrating among others allied states dependent states.
Piraeus history the growth of piraeus which became a municipality in 517 bc is due to the creativity and vision of two great statesmen pericles and themistocles. Salamina is an ancient greek city state on the east coast of cyprus at the mouth of the river pedieos 6 km north of modern famagusta. Plato and his dialogues. Salamis salamis is the largest greek island in the saronic gulf about 1 nautical mile 2 km off coast from piraeus and about 16 kilometres 10 miles west of central athens.
Thermoplai delphi aphetae artemisium euboea.